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MEDI 1810 - STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course teaches orderly abandonment of a vessel in an emergency situation; clearing the vessel; proper and effective use of equipment; and coordinating survival activities during rescue operation. The course is designed for certificated officers and for certificated ratings. Such personnel are required to complete a comprehensive MED training program of which Survival Craft is one component. This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Convention Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum 16 years of age.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$1,231.29

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64748

Fri Jun 01 - Fri Jun 08 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 138
Jun 04 - Jun 08 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 138

Instructor

Agnelo Lucio Pereira

Course Outline

Cost

$1,231.29

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required.

CRN 64749

Thu Jun 14 - Thu Jun 21 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 - Jun 15 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Jun 18 - Jun 21 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Chris Gardiner

Course Outline

Cost

$1,231.29

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required.

Two seats remaining as of May 24, 2018 8:11 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 65380

Fri Jun 22 - Fri Jun 29 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 22 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Jun 25 - Jun 29 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Carl Marquardt

Course Outline

Cost

$1,231.29

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Two seats remaining as of May 24, 2018 8:11 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 64747

Fri Jun 01 - Fri Jun 08 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Jun 04 - Jun 08 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Grant Coburn

Course Outline

Cost

$1,231.29

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in:

  • Construction and outfit of survival craft and rescue boats, and individual items of their equipment
  • Particular characteristics and facilities of survival craft and rescue boats
  • Various types of devices used for launching survival craft and rescue boats
  • Methods of launching survival craft into a rough sea
  • Methods of recovering survival craft
  • Actions to be taken after leaving the ship
  • Methods of launching and recovering rescue boats in a rough sea
  • Handling survival craft in rough weather
  • Use of painter, sea anchor, and all other equipment
  • Apportionment of food and water in survival craft
  • Action taken to maximize detectability and location of survival craft
  • Method of helicopter rescue
  • Effects of hypothermia and its prevention, use of protective covers and garments, including immersion suits and thermal protective aids
  • Use of rescue boats and motor lifeboats for marshalling life rafts and rescue of survivors, and persons in the sea
  • Beaching survival craft
  • Methods of starting and operating a survival craft engine, and its accessories, together with the use of the fire extinguisher provided
  • Radio lifesaving appliances carried in survival craft, including satellite EPIRBs and SARTs
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Use of the first-aid and resuscitation techniques
  • Management of injured persons, including control of bleeding and shock

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MEDI 1810 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Bridge Watchman
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Marine Engineering
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma

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